POL S 437
Twentieth-century politics in Scandinavia. How Scandinavian countries have been governed. Costs and consequences of their governmental style and its uncertain future. Optimal size of polities, problems of mature welfare states, process of leadership and representation in multiparty systems, decline of political parties. Offered: jointly with SCAND 437.
Description. How and why did Scandinavia develop distinct institutions and policies from other European states? Is Scandinavia capable of resisting Europeanization and globalization? This course explores these questions relying on the work of experts in the field of Scandinavian politics.
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